My son, do not forget my teaching, But let your heart keep my commandments; (Proverbs 3:1)

For length of days and years of life And peace they will add to you. (Proverbs 3:2)

Do not let kindness and truth leave you; Bind them around your neck, Write them on the tablet of your heart. (Proverbs 3:3)

So you will find favor and good repute In the sight of God and man. (Proverbs 3:4)

Trust in the LORD with all your heart And do not lean on your own understanding. (Proverbs 3:5)

In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight. (Proverbs 3:6)

Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the LORD and turn away from evil. (Proverbs 3:7)

It will be healing to your body And refreshment to your bones. (Proverbs 3:8)

Honor the LORD from your wealth And from the first of all your produce; (Proverbs 3:9)

So your barns will be filled with plenty And your vats will overflow with new wine. (Proverbs 3:10)

My son, do not reject the discipline of the LORD Or loathe His reproof, (Proverbs 3:11)

For whom the LORD loves He reproves, Even as a father corrects the son in whom he delights. (Proverbs 3:12)

How blessed is the man who finds wisdom And the man who gains understanding. (Proverbs 3:13)

For her profit is better than the profit of silver And her gain better than fine gold. (Proverbs 3:14)

She is more precious than jewels; And nothing you desire compares with her. (Proverbs 3:15)

Long life is in her right hand; In her left hand are riches and honor. (Proverbs 3:16)

Her ways are pleasant ways And all her paths are peace. (Proverbs 3:17)

She is a tree of life to those who take hold of her, And happy are all who hold her fast. (Proverbs 3:18)

The LORD by wisdom founded the earth, By understanding He established the heavens. (Proverbs 3:19)

By His knowledge the deeps were broken up And the skies drip with dew. (Proverbs 3:20)

My son, let them not vanish from your sight; Keep sound wisdom and discretion, (Proverbs 3:21)

So they will be life to your soul And adornment to your neck. (Proverbs 3:22)

Then you will walk in your way securely And your foot will not stumble. (Proverbs 3:23)

When you lie down, you will not be afraid; When you lie down, your sleep will be sweet. (Proverbs 3:24)

Do not be afraid of sudden fear Nor of the onslaught of the wicked when it comes; (Proverbs 3:25)

For the LORD will be your confidence And will keep your foot from being caught. (Proverbs 3:26)

Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, When it is in your power to do it. (Proverbs 3:27)

Do not say to your neighbor, "Go, and come back, And tomorrow I will give it," When you have it with you. (Proverbs 3:28)

Do not devise harm against your neighbor, While he lives securely beside you. (Proverbs 3:29)

Do not contend with a man without cause, If he has done you no harm. (Proverbs 3:30)

Do not envy a man of violence And do not choose any of his ways. (Proverbs 3:31)

For the devious are an abomination to the LORD; But He is intimate with the upright. (Proverbs 3:32)

The curse of the LORD is on the house of the wicked, But He blesses the dwelling of the righteous. (Proverbs 3:33)

Though He scoffs at the scoffers, Yet He gives grace to the afflicted. (Proverbs 3:34)

The wise will inherit honor, But fools display dishonor. (Proverbs 3:35)


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